Should I take some time off to rest

Patient : Hello I visited my doctor today due to having lower back pain for about 7 weeks It feels mucular but I get stabbing pains and sometimes in my leg. I have been told to keep taking ibuprofen for it, but my job involves lifting heavy items day to day in a warehouse. Should I take time off to help my back recover? Regards James
Symptoms:  lower back pain and some stabbing pains
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